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The Resource The British in India : three centuries of ambition and experience, David Gilmour

The British in India : three centuries of ambition and experience, David Gilmour

Label
The British in India : three centuries of ambition and experience
Title
The British in India
Title remainder
three centuries of ambition and experience
Statement of responsibility
David Gilmour
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. They were soldiers, officials, businessmen, doctors and missionaries of both sexes, planters, engineers and many others, together with children, wives and sisters. This book describes their lives, their work and their extraordinarily varied interactions with the native populations; it also records the very diverse roles they played in the three centuries of British-Indian history. Gilmour writes of people who have never been written about before, men and women who are presented here with humanity and often with humour. The result is a magnificent tapestry of life, an exceptional work of scholarly recovery which reads like a great nineteenth-century novel. It makes a highly original and engaging contribution to a long an important period of British and Indian history
Summary
Explores the lives of the British in India from the seventeenth century to Independence, profiling the everyday realities of everyday British people, including missionaries, East India Company employees, and forestry officials
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10741656
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilmour, David
Dewey number
954.03/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS463
LC item number
.G53 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • British
  • India
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a social history of the Raj
Label
The British in India : three centuries of ambition and experience, David Gilmour
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Also published in 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux as The British in India: a social history of the Raj
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063951076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 617 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241004524
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018026606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
60002275885
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1022777619
Label
The British in India : three centuries of ambition and experience, David Gilmour
Publication
Copyright
Note
Also published in 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux as The British in India: a social history of the Raj
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063951076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 617 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241004524
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018026606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
60002275885
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1022777619

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